Where to go for help
For urgent help 24 hours a day:
- If someone's at risk of harm, call 999 or visit your nearest Accident and Emergency department.
- HPFT NHS Single Point of Access - for support in a mental health crisis.
- Samaritans - if you need someone to talk to, they listen. They won't judge or tell you what to do.
NHS Wellbeing Service
Psychological help and practical support for people with mental health problems like anxiety, low mood, insomnia, stress or pregnancy-related issues.
Visit your local Healthy Hub for free support to help you stay healthy and well.
Herts Mind Network
Services include peer support, group activities, counselling and a crisis helpline. Provided online, over the phone or from their countywide wellbeing centres.
Mind in Mid-Herts
Services include social and exercise groups, courses and workshops, psychological therapies, LGBTQ+ and carers groups, one-to-one calls and vocational support. Full list of services and areas covered on their website.
The Just Talk website has lots of resources to help children and young people understand their emotions and boost their wellbeing, as well as signposting to other local services at a glance.